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Tony Robbins – How much is a Trillion (seconds)?

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Even if you don’t care to go into the details into the massive screw-up of the American economy… or the back-story, or the million theories on what can be done, and whether you are left-leaning, right-wing or somewhere in the middle… This is an interesting piece by Tony Robbins relating Trillions – Billions – Millions […]

PHOTOGRAPHY NICHE: We Shoot Bottles / We Shoot Cans

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Talk about being specific. Talk about being in a narrowly defined niche. Talk about having branding that is so clear, no one would mistake it for anything else. This  photography studio based in Yorkshire UK has niches that are very clearly defined and headlined in the two names of their two businesses: The first is […]

Joe McNally: Through the Lens Tour Australia + New Zealand

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Joe McNally, legendary photographer and known for his use of light in his shots will tour Australia and New Zealand in May 2012. The month long tour will see Joe visiting Sydney, the Gold Coast and Melbourne. The Through the Lens Tour program will include keynote talks, seminars and exclusive workshops with one-on-one time with […]

HEAD ON Photo Festival 2012 – Sydney

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Head On Photo Festival Returns 4 May – 3 June 2012 Guess Who’s Coming to Town? Among the very special guests at the festival in May will be Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey (curator of Burn Magazine) for the world premiere of his latest exhibition and to run an exclusive intensive 5 day workshop. Contact for details Head On Photo Festival is Sydney’s […]

WTF

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In 2009, the Wisconsin Tourism Federation’s biggest problem wasn’t finding a way to attract more people to Wisconsin (USA); it was the realization that its initials were now slang abbreviation for “What the F—?” The WTF from America’s Dairyland has been around since 1979, so it likely predates the internet meme WTF. The organization changed […]

SANNA DULLAWAY: Coloring a Black & White History

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When our kids were very young, we saw an old, very retro black & white TV in a junk shop. The shop owner had it switched on and it was showing Sesame Street. My son thought the TV was broken because it was all black & white – and he was so used to seeing […]

EDDIE ADAMS – Saigon Execution
Photo of the day

Eddie Adams "Saigon Execution"
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This iconic image of the Vietnam war, which won Eddie Adams a Pulitzer Prize, is often depicted in black and white terms: “A bad guy shooting a good guy” or “a good guy shooting a bad guy” but the actual story behind the images has numerous shades of grey. Not many can adequately explain the […]

Happy Earth Day…
George Carlin explains

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The best piece of environmental philosophy I have heard for a long while – or is that MENTAL philosophy? 😉

EMMA HACK – from Bodyart to Gotye…
Somebody you need to know

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I first met the very talented Emma Hack and her works at ART Sydney show a couple of years back. Wandering through her stand, I felt like grabbing most of her work then. But space and time constraints plus the fact that we were just going to move to France, made us defer the buying […]

Black and WTF – Website Review
Strange Photography

Max factor and his beauty machine
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Saturday Silliness Have you ever seen a photograph and wondered what were they thinking? Or simply, “why?…Why?…WHY?” Or WTF? Well, This collection of (mostly) vintage photographs from the Tumblr blog Black and WTF will leave you wondering all of the above, or seriously hurt yourself laughing. What got my attention was the name – a […]